Monday, November 30, 2009

Lobster Season is acknowledged.

Lobster's value and importance to Nova Scotia was acknowledged today (November 30th) as December was proclaimed the Month of the Lobster.
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Sterling Belliveau, read the proclamation on behalf of Premier Darrell Dexter at a breakfast with fishermen on Cape Sable Island before the season opened today. The minister says Nova Scotia lobster has tremendous value as a high-quality seafood that is appreciated around the world.
The proclamation states lobster is worth $400 million to the economy of Nova Scotia, the largest lobster supplying province in the country.